Category: switzerland

Streaker (2017) 6.6

Streaker (2017)

In order to get out of a financial crisis, high school teacher Balz Naef (53) starts recruiting and training streakers for illegal sports betting.

The Young Seducers (1971) 4.5

The Young Seducers (1971)

At the editorial meeting of a magazine called Constanze they are looking for new material. They decide to talk about very young seductresses around 14. Each of the editors present suggests a story, which is immediatel...

Eldorado (2018) 7

Eldorado (2018)

Drawing inspiration from his personal encounter with the Italian refugee child Giovanna during World War II, Markus Imhoof tells how refugees and migrants are treated today: on the Mediterranean Sea, in Lebanon, in It...

The Substance: Albert Hofmann’s LSD (2011) 7.1

The Substance: Albert Hofmann’s LSD (2011)

In 1943, the year in which the first A-bomb was built, Albert Hofmann discovered LSD, a substance that was to become an A-bomb of the mind. Fractions of a milligram are enough to turn our framework of time and space u...

Jack the Ripper (1976) 5.4

Jack the Ripper (1976)

A Swiss-German horror film with Klaus Kinski as the notorious Jack the Ripper. A respected doctor by day, Kinski dismembers London prostitutes by night, until the local Inspector's girlfriend (Josephine Chaplin) goes ...

Tarzan Goes to India (1962) 5.5

Tarzan Goes to India (1962)

Summoned by an Indian princess, Tarzan travels to India where hundreds of wild elephants are in danger. A company is building a hydroelectric dam and the contractors have only a few weeks to finish the job. The buildi...

Bunker77 (2016) 6.7

Bunker77 (2016)

Bunker77 is the wild true story of a young American rebel seeking freedom, love, and authenticity in a chaotic world. Bunker Spreckels, Clark Gable's stepson and heir to a sugar fortune, defied expectations and grew i...

The Railway Man (2013) 7.1

The Railway Man (2013)

Eric Lomax was one of thousands of Allied prisoners of war forced to work on the construction of the Thai/Burma railway during WW2. His experiences, after the secret radio he built to bring news and hope to his collea...

Northmen – A Viking Saga (2014) 5.4

Northmen – A Viking Saga (2014)

A band of Vikings are stranded behind enemy lines on the coast of Alba as their longboat goes down in a dreadful storm. Their only chance of survival is to find a path to the Viking settlement, Danelagh, traversing an...

PlayGravity 2 (2010) 8.1

PlayGravity 2 (2010)

An extreme sport film. It features the world's best paragliders, snowboarders, surfers, free flyers, base jumpers, and more combining their passion for the outdoors with their love for adrenaline packed fun. Enter the...

Conviction (2010) 7.2

Conviction (2010)

Betty Anne Waters (Swank) is a high school dropout who spent nearly two decades working as a single mother while putting herself through law school, tirelessly trying to beat the system and overturn her brother's (Roc...

Chasing the Jet Stream (2019) 6.6

Chasing the Jet Stream (2019)

Marc Hauser is a visionary. Or is he mad? A record-holding skydiver, Hauser has a grand ambition: to become the first man to jump into a hurricane force jet stream at over 8,000 meters. A big risk, but with potentiall...

Cleopatra (1963) 7

Cleopatra (1963)

In 48 B.C., Julius Caesar (Sir Rex Harrison) pursues Pompey from Pharsalia to Egypt. Pharaoh Ptolemy XIII (Richard O'Sullivan), now supreme ruler after deposing his older sister, Cleopatra VII (Dame Elizabeth Taylor),...

It Happened in Broad Daylight (1958) 7.9

It Happened in Broad Daylight (1958)

After several young girls were killed.an officer thinks he has an idea. He looks for a child lsimilar to the ones those who's been killed. He finds one and stays with her and her mother, not telling them he's waiting ...

More Than Honey (2012) 7.6

More Than Honey (2012)

An in-depth look at honeybee colonies in California, Switzerland, China and Australia.

Day Is Done (2011) 6.9

Day Is Done (2011)

A smokestack stubbornly pierces the sky. Trains rumble by down below. Lights come on in the buildings as night falls. There is a man behind the camera, looking for an image -- of himself? Of the world? Of society? By ...

The Fortress (2008) 7.2

The Fortress (2008)

The personal stories of the people from all around the world waiting for a decision in an asylum-seekers centre in one of most restrictive countries in the world, Switzerland.

Paris Holiday (1958) 5.8

Paris Holiday (1958)

American comedian Bob Hunter, on a luxury liner to France with French counterpart Fernandel, takes an interest in blonde diplomat Ann McCall while pursued by an even shapelier blonde, the mysterious Zara, who seems to...

Goodbye to Language (2014) 5.9

Goodbye to Language (2014)

The idea is simple: A married woman and a single man meet. They love, they argue, fists fly. A dog strays between town and country. The seasons pass. The man and woman meet again. The dog finds itself between them. Th...

Zwinglis Erbe (2018) 6.9

Zwinglis Erbe (2018)

While Heinrich Bullinger and Leo Jud wait for news from Huldrych Zwingli from the bloody battle of Kappel am Albis, the young Bullinger learns from Jud how things could get this far: When Zwingli begins to preach as a...

The Wild Geese (1978) 6.8

The Wild Geese (1978)

A British multinational seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader. ...

Blue My Mind (2017) 6.2

Blue My Mind (2017)

15-year-old Mia is facing an overwhelming transformation which calls her entire existence into question. Her body is changing radically, and despite desperate attempts to halt the process, she is soon forced to accept...

Wonderland (2015) 6

Wonderland (2015)

Ten directors of a new generation of filmmakers tell how differently people in Switzerland cope with the worst imaginable disaster; the fact of being dependent on other countries.

The Awakening of Motti Wolkenbruch (2018) 6.6

The Awakening of Motti Wolkenbruch (2018)

Young orthodox Jew Mordechai Wolkenbruch, called Motti, has a serious problem: All the women, whom his mama introduces to him as potential wives, look just like her. Fellow student Laura, however, does not, at all - b...

The Beach Bum (2019) 5.5

The Beach Bum (2019)

A rebellious stoner named Moondog lives life by his own rules.

Shambhala, the Secret Life of the Soul (2020)

Shambhala is a parallel dimension, a mirage which has fired the imagination of a wide variety of people.

#Female Pleasure (2018) 7.5

#Female Pleasure (2018)

Barbara Miller's feature documentary #FEMALE PLEASURE portrays five courageous, smart and self-determined women, breaking the silence imposed by their archaic-patriarch societies and religious communities. With incred...

Marauder: The End Is Near (2019) 4.2

Marauder: The End Is Near (2019)

After World War 3 living is just on higher Grounds possible because due the War the Lower Parts became a Quarantine Zone where Humans turned into 6 Eyed Monsters. The "Nations" where still Weakend from the War and not...

Architecture of Infinity (2018) 6.8

Architecture of Infinity (2018)

Temporality and age are inherent in every object and creature and, depending on one's outlook, may transcend to infinity. How can this be imagined? What goes beyond it? The filmmaker Christoph Schaub starts his person...

Singularity (2017) 3.8

Singularity (2017)

In 2020, Elias van Dorne (John Cusack), CEO of VA Industries, the world's largest robotics company, introduces his most powerful invention--Kronos, a super computer designed to end all wars. When Kronos goes online, i...